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PTI: COMPANIES THAT SUPPORT THE IMPORTANT WORK DONE BY PRODUCE TRACEABILITY INITIATIVE ...

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http://www.producetraceability.org/participating-companies/











Industry Scorecards

The administering organizations of the Produce Traceability Initiative are providing an industry scorecard to assist companies with sharing their PTI implementation status within the community. 




Click on the links below to view the voluntary self-reported progress achieved by organizations in the produce industry in implementing PTI milestones:

Growers/Packers/Shippers PTI Scorecard


Receivers/Buyers PTI Scorecard




To voluntarily report your organization’s progress on the adoption of the PTI you may download an interactive PDF form or complete our online scorecard





Participating Industry Companies



PTI is supported by the volunteer work of dozens of companies that hail from across the fresh produce supply chain, from farm to store to table.




Representatives of these co​mpanies currently serve as volunteers to PTI's Leadership Council, Executive Committee, working groups and/or task forces.


This list is updat…

TRACEABILITY: FDA Extends Comment Period For Food Safety Act Rule ...

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April 6, 2013 by Carla GillespieLeave a Comment







In response to a number of requests, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has decided to extend the comment period for a notice pertaining to a provision of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) that requires pilot programs to explore new ways to track and trace food from farm table. 




Comments for the notice, ‘‘Implementation of the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act Provision Requiring FDA To Establish Pilot Projects and Submit a Report to Congress for the Improvement of Tracking and Tracing of Food,’’ which appeared in the Federal Register on March 5, are being extended until July 3.










The provision to establish pilot projects is required under Section 204 of the FSMA. Under a contract with FDA, the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) conducted the projects, one for processed foods and one for produce, on September 7, 2011. The FDA released its…